Download FileH_E_S_04_20111.pdf Please login or Register to access downloadables Download Exploitation and GOTs with Python By Craig Wright If we can write into the GOT, we can effectively redirect the execution flow of a program and allowing ourselves to gain a root shell. This article is a follow-up and second part of a look at format strings in the C and C++ programming languages; in particular, how these may be abused. The article goes on to discuss crafting attacks using Python in order to attack through DPA (Direct Parameter Access) such that you can enact a 4-byte overwrite in the DTORS and GOT . This time author endeavoured to make the process of exploiting format string vulnerabilities as simple as possible for the inexperienced exploit developer. A basic knowledge of Python has been assumed as well as an understanding of the Linux operating system and how to use gdb. This....

April 19, 2022
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